Monday, December 3, 2012

[DMANET] application of metaheuristics on large scale problems, Journal publication

Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we invite you to participate in
the special session (workshop) on "APPLICATIONS OF METAHEURISTICS TO
LARGE-SCALE PROBLEMS" at the 9th International Conference on Large
Scale Scientific Computation - LSSC'13, June 3 - 7, 2013, Sozopol,
Bulgaria, with arrival: June 2 and departure: noon June 7.

The session is organized by:
Assoc. Prof. Stefka Fidanova (
from the Institut of Information and Communication Technologies
(former Institute for Parallel Processing), Bulgarian Academy of
Sciences and
Gabriel Luque ( from University of Malaga, Spain.


The list of topics includes, but is not limited to:

combinatorial optimization
global optimization
multiobjective optimization
optimization in dynamic and/or noisy environments
large scale optimization
parallel and distributed approaches in optimization
random search algorithms,
simulated annealing,
tabu sepbalapra@mcs.anl.govarch
other derivative free optimization methods
nature inspired optimization methods (evolutionary algorithms, ant
colony optimization, particle swarm optimization, immune artificial
systems etc)
hybrid optimization algorithms involving natural computing
techniques and other global and local optimization methods
optimization methods for learning processes and data mining
computational optimization methods in statistics, econometrics,
finance, physics, medicine, biology, engineering etc

We plan to continue publishing the proceedings of only refereed and
presented papers as a special volume of Springer Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (LNCS).

Important deadlines
Deadline for submission of abstracts
January 15, 2013
Notification of acceptance of the talks on the basis of the submitted abstract
January 31, 2013
Deadline for submission of full papers
March 15, 2013
Notification of acceptance of full papers
April 30, 2013

Abstracts and contributed papers
The abstracts (up to 1 page stating clearly the originality of the
results) are to be written in standard LaTeX. The length of the
contributed papers is limited up to 8 pages. It is assumed that one
participant will present not more than one talk.

Send the abstracts and papers to special session organizers and
conference organizers, indicating the name of the special session.
After sending the abstract go to the conference web page and fill in
the registration form (personal data of the participants, minimum one
per paper, and the name of the special session).

Information about abstract and paper preparation, accommodation,
transportation, registration form and conference location you can find
at the conference web page

After the conference, extended versions of selected number of
accepted and presented papers will be published in special issue of
the International Journal of Metaheuristics.

Special session organizers
Prof. Stefka Fidanova
Prof. Gabriel Luque

Assoc. Prof. Stefka Fidanova
Acad. G. Bonchev str. bl.25A
1113 Sofia Bulgaria
Ph. +359-2-9796642
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